If Italy is the king of wine in Europe, then Tuscany is the jewel in its crown.
Tracy Hyde is our on-site staff person for the Tuscany Untour. She is also our cooking teacher for Untours at Home Virtual Events, with a loyal following of Zoom students. But better still, she is a wine expert and recommends these Tuscan wines.
Brunello & other splurges
Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino 2014 – One of the best maker of Brunello also happens to be one of our favorite farms for the Tuscany Untour.
Altesino Brunello – A beautiful wine from a beautiful winery.
Castiglion del bosco Brunello – Feragamo’s winery makes a good product.
Antinori Tignanello– Very famous with Americans, they call it “the Tig” for short.
Ornelaia Bolgheri – This a very famous, but expensive, wine.
Other good bets
Antinori Villa Toscana – A pleasant mid-priced Tuscan red.
Monte Antico rosso – Good price. Nice winery with restaurant to visit, when you can make it to Tuscany.
Salcheto Nobile di Montepulciano – Famous Montepulciano.
Banfi Chianti – Reliably good and widely available red. wine from a massive production winery.
Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio – Reliably good and widely available white from said massive production winery.
Dievole Chianti Classico – Good, well known Chianti Classico.
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